2008 Pinot Noir Nielson Vineyard
Nielson Vineyard is the oldest commercial vineyard in Santa Barbara County. It was planted in 1964 with east-west rows and 12 x 6 spacing. Yields are 1 to 1.5 tons per acre in a normal year. The vineyard is now owned by Byron Winery (read Kendall Jackson), who has only re-planted the occasional vine that gets taken out by a gopher or tractor.